Position: Permanent Staff
Phone: 055 457-3015
Electron and Atomic Microscopy Techniques.
Nanoparticles and Nanocomposites.
State of water in porous systems.
Jul 1999: Degree in Chemistry, at the University of Florence (110 cum laude/110). Thesis title: "Study of biodegradative processes: metabolism of naphthalene and of benzoic acid derivatives".
2000-2001: CSGI fellowship on "Adsorption of superplasticizers on the silicate and aluminate phases of cement ".
2002-2004: PhD in Chemical Sciences at the University of Florence. Title: "Study of the physico-chemical properties of cementitious materials. Effect of superplasticizing and cellulosic polymers". Advisor: Prof. L. Dei (University of Florence).
1998-2005: Studies and research activity at: CSGI & University of Florence; CTG-Italcementi Group; BENSC, Hahn-Meitner Institute in Berlin (Germany).
2004-present: Post-Doc at CSGI and Dept. of Chemistry of the University of Florence.
Effect of borax on the hydration and setting of magnesium phosphate cements- Rita Gelli - Monica Tonelli - Martini F. - Calucci L. - Borsacchi S. - Francesca Ridi
Alendronate-loaded gelatin microparticles as templating agents for macroporous magnesium phosphate-based bone cements- Rita Gelli - Sforzi L. - Montanari F. - Francesca Ridi - Piero Baglioni
A study on biorelevant calciprotein particles: Effect of stabilizing agents on the formation and crystallization mechanisms- Rita Gelli - Pucci V. - Francesca Ridi - Piero Baglioni
Exploring the effect of Mg2+ substitution on amorphous calcium phosphate nanoparticles- Rita Gelli - Briccolani-Bandini L. - Pagliai M. - Cardini G. - Francesca Ridi - Piero Baglioni
The kinetic of calcium silicate hydrate formation from silica and calcium hydroxide nanoparticles- Rachel Camerini - Giovanna Poggi - Francesca Ridi - Piero Baglioni
Improving the properties of antifouling hybrid composites: The use of Halloysites as nano-containers in epoxy coatings- Monica Tonelli - Perini I. - Francesca Ridi - Piero Baglioni
3D printable magnesium-based cements towards the preparation of bioceramics- Monica Tonelli - Faralli A. - Francesca Ridi - Massimo Bonini
Modifying the crystallization of amorphous magnesium-calcium phosphate nanoparticles with proteins from Moringa oleifera seeds- Rita Gelli - Monica Tonelli - Francesca Ridi - Massimo Bonini - Kwaambwa H.M. - Rennie A.R. - Piero Baglioni
Cementitious materials containing nano-carriers and silica for the restoration of damaged concrete-based monuments- Monica Tonelli - Rita Gelli - Rodorico Giorgi - Pierigè M.I. - Francesca Ridi - Piero Baglioni
Exploring the interplay of mucin with biologically-relevant amorphous magnesium-calcium phosphate nanoparticles- Rita Gelli - Martini F. - Marco Geppi - Borsacchi S. - Francesca Ridi - Piero Baglioni